Highlights of Saturday's NBA games
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games:
Pacers 112, Mavericks 105
Indiana star Paul George shook off a cold-shooting first half, George Hill knocked down three crucial 3-pointers and three players with Dallas ties helped the Pacers knock off the struggling Mavericks 112-105 in a rare Saturday matinee.
The Pacers, who made their first 25 free throws and finished 27-of-29, never trailed in the second half, but Dallas sliced an 11-point deficit to 92-91 with 5:28 to go in the fourth period.
That is when Hill, who finished with 16 points, went around the horn, hitting three consecutive 3-pointers, first from the corner, then straightaway and finally from the other corner.
Hornets 125, Rockets 109
Kemba Walker scored 26 points and Marvin Williams added 25, and the Charlotte Hornets ran their winning streak to seven straight with a 125-109 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. Continued...